|Turning Selfishness Inside Out - Jon Landaw|
One of the most profound of all the meditations preserved in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition is known as "ton-len", often translated as "sending and receiving." It is an unequalled technique for replacing our deep-seated selfishness with genuine concern for the welfare of others. As such, it is a powerful method for developing the precious, compassionate "bodhicitta" motivation, the very heart of the Mahahyana path to Full Awakening.
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Philosophy; Mahayana; Tonglen; Bodhicitta; Selfishness
|Tonglen Retreat: Developing the Courage of Heart and Mind - Jon Landaw|
All levels. Tong len means taking on the suffering of others and giving them happiness. It is a practice that makes each breath an act of compassion and love, so even our breath becomes healing. One of the most practical, profound, and powerful of Buddha's teachings for rooting out that selfish side we all have that is the source of all our problems and developing the heart of compassion. Jon Landaw author of Buddhism for Dummies, was born in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1944...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Jon Landaw; Tonglen; Tong Len; Suffering
|Radical Compassion - Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi|
All levels. This workshop/retreat will specifically focus on the 7-Point Mind training by Geshe Chekawa. Its practical application is enormous, and it is radical in that it has the power to completely transform our lives into a tool for awakening our minds and learning to benefit others. This is the perfect workshop for people who are trying to figure out how to integrate the Buddhist teachings into crazy urban life in the 21st century...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Tse Chen Ling; Ven. Tenzin Chogkyi; Tonglen
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